( The writer expresses his personal
( The writer presents arguments
opinion on a topic.
for and against a particular
|Introduction |Introduction | | | | |• General statements |• General statements | | | | |• Thesis: e.g.: “X is good.” |• Thesis: e.g. “Z has positive and | | |negative aspects” | |Writer clearly states his/her view. |Writer introduces the controversy without stating his/her view. | |(I firmly believe; In my opinion; …) |(On the one hand…on the other hand; Some people argue… but others…; | | |… remains a much debated topic.) | |Body II. Body | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |( The Body paragraphs contain the argument, supported by evidence and | |examples and designed to prove your thesis. | | Conclusion III. Conclusion | | | |Brief summary of main ideas a) Opinion expressed directly/ | |Restatement of opinion and final indirectly | |comment b) Balanced consideration | |...
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